Category: Senior Care

Keys to Successful Family Caregiver Communication

“It takes a village” was never a more accurate statement than when caring for an adult family member. As family caregivers, communication is necessary for that “village” to provide the very best senior care in Burbank and surrounding areas. This allows for everyone involved in care to be on the same page. It’s also critical for family caregivers to have the chance to express concerns […]

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Symptoms of Dehydration in Seniors and How to Help

Did you know…dehydration in seniors impacts as many as half of all older adults, based on a new scientific study conducted at UCLA? Not just that, but seniors over age 65 account for the highest category of hospital admissions as a consequence of dehydration.  

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How Can a Geriatric Care Manager Help My Loved One?

Family care providers realize that navigating the process of finding appropriate care resources for a senior can seem like trying to traverse the ocean in a rowboat – blindfolded, and blindsided by the buffeting waves and winds. The prospect of arriving safely and securely to your destination is fairly slim without having the appropriate tools, […]

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Dementia and Communication Strategies: Nonverbal Techniques

It can be frustrating dealing with dementia, and communication strategies may not always be successful, particularly in the middle and later stages of the disease. Brain changes impact the ability to hear, process, and respond effectively to conversations, and it’s up to us, as caregivers to implement new approaches to communicating to more successfully connect […]

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